Crack Pie

I can’t deny that even before I knew what Crack Pie was, it something that was going to happen in my life.  Who names their recipe Crack Pie if it isn’t going to live up to the potential of a highly addictive substance that starts off as a bit of fun, then develops into a […]

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Roast Chicken with all the Sunday Trimmings

Roast Chicken with all the Sunday Trimmings

Roast Chicken with all the Sunday Trimmings

I read a very worrying headline in the Daily Mail yesterday, ‘A family dinner? We’d rather eat in front of the telly: How just one in 50 families enjoy once-traditional weekend meal.’ Foregoing my usual scoff at the insular sensationalism typically offered by the Daily Mail, this time I felt a pang of recognition at […]

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Campfire Cupcakes

Campfire Cupcakes

Campfire Cupcakes

There is a little tradition around these parts which I think is vital to the backbone of any nation.  It allows the common man to unite, upholding this great institution which they hold so dear.  For Cake Friday can always be relied upon at the end of any working week and in this we trust. […]

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Tex Mex Salad

Tex Mex Salad

Tex Mex Salad

I have a confession to make. I might be slightly addicted to this salad. I have had it three lunchtimes in a row. So I think it is only fair that I get you addicted too. This has always been one of my favourite quick bites in town and I can often be seen lurking […]

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Pear, Sour Cherry and Chocolate Chip Crumble

We have a pear thief in our midst.  He sneaks past the fruit bowl in the dead of night, ensnares a juicy pear and steals it away to his lair.  He is bold, brash and unafraid of the consequences.  He seeks the thrill of the chase, the lure of a ripe pear between his teeth, […]

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Peach and Cheese Custard Pasties

No, my obsession with cheese and peach jam has not gone too far.  In fact, this creation is the ultimate symbiosis and uses a savoury cheese custard and the vanilla bourbon peach jam I made a couple of weeks ago.  Only after you have made this and eaten it and agreed with me then can […]

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